University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert P. Wagner Papers, 1930-2004

Descriptive Summary

Creator Wagner, Robert P.
Title Robert P. Wagner Papers
Dates: 1930-2004
Accession No.: [94-246; 2007-240]
Extent 4 ft. 9 in.
Language Materials are in English and a few items are in Russian.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Robert Wagner was born on May 11, 1918 in The Bronx, NY. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from City College of New York in 1940. Upon graduation he began as a Teaching Fellow in Zoology at the University of Texas while attending graduate school. In 1943 he received a Ph.D. from the University of Texas and was named Emeritus Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology in 1999. He was actively involved in genetic research, published extensively on the subject, and was a member of many scientific societies. He was a founding member of the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Texas Genetics Society. Between 1977-1999 Wagner was a consultant for the Life Science Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Robert P. Wagner died in Santa Fe, NM on March 3, 2004.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, memoranda, research files and notes, published articles, writings, lecture notes, conference proceedings and programs, biographical documents, and photographs.


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Administrative Information

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Robert P. Wagner Papers, 1930-2004, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



2.325/A14 Published genetic journal articles, 1930, 1934
Doris Blake (correspondence and clippings), 1976-1977
Russian Trip, 1971-1972
3S51 Photographs
2007-240/1 Mamallian Cons. Link
Conserved Link. Lit. Search
Oxford Grids
Cons. Link. Mammals
Conserved Links:
Fish & Birds
Fish Morizot etc.
Fungi & Bacteria
Locus Control Regions LCRs
Dosage Compensation
Dros. X, Worm, & Mammalian X
General & Functional
F & S (faith and science)
Presbyterian Assoc. Science
Science Statements-What is it? (empty)
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Human Genome Project
ELSI, Stem Cells
Human Genome Information
DOE Workshop, 2000
Articles and publications
Perspectives article excerpts, Genetics Society of America
Imprint Reviews
Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
Prader-Willi (PWS) & Angelman (AS)
Interphase Chromosomes
Interphase Nucleus
Arrangements of Chromosome Interphase
Genome Maps
Science and Nature magazines
Human Genome General
2007-240/2 Genomes Maps
Dog Map
C. elegans Genome
Mouse Genome
Cons. link plants
Arabidopsis thaliana
Zea Mays
Prokaryote Genomes
E. Coli
How many genes?
Neoplasms Cancer
Tumor Suppressor Genes (TSG)
Somatic mutations & cancer
Repetitive Sequences
Chromosome Stuff
Position Effects
Chromosome Structure & Function
Twins (Concordance)
Twins (Discordance)
Hist. Append.
Published Material
UNM Talk on Sept 22
Waldeyer Paper
Baker’s Cell Theory (History of)
Historical Miscellaneous
School of Biology
Published proceedings, programs, and articles
Perspective Reprints
In the Beginning
Phylogenetic Analyses Relationships
Bacteria: Eu and Archae
Assorted articles
Comparing Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes
Zool. Classification Record
About Classification
Evolution General
Salida, SW Genomic Alliance
2007-240/3 Evolution of Gene Families
Sequence Families
Diploidy and Complexity
Genomic Evolution
Evolution: Gene Function
Gene Families Para and Orthologous
DNA Repair
LOH General (Loss of Heterozygosity)
Somatic Mutation - General
Mouse Somatic Mutations (empty)
Somatic Repeats (empty)
Immune System Mutation
LAC/CI Mouse Transgenic
Identifying ESTs (Expressed Seq Tags)
Homologous Association Somatic Pairing
Pairing & Replication
Haploidy versus Diploidy
Relationships among Eukaryotic Kingdoms
UT Institute for Cellular & Molecular Biology
Organelle Characteristics:
Mitochondria, Enzymes, RNAs, DNAs, Proteins
Origins of Chloroplasts and Mitochondria
Urkaryotes and Recent Remains (?)
Linear Plasmids
Chloroplast Properties, etc.
Chromatin Code
Methylation-Recombination & its effects on Duplication-Deletion
Homology-Analogy Simil
Horizontal Transfer
Mitochondria to Nucleus Gene Transfer
Human Evolution
UT Institute for Cellular & Molecular Biology
Ancient Genes
The Basic Gene Set and Comp Analyses of Sequences Generon
Beijing Congress, 1998
HPE (Holoprosencephaly)
FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy)
Alzheimer’s (AD)
Leigh Syndrome
FGFR3 (Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 3)
AT (Ataxia-Telangiectasia)
McCune-Albright Syndrome
MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
PKDI (Kidney)
Telangiectasia (HI-IT)
Cri du Chat
BBBG Syndrome
Laron Syndrome
Cri-du-Chat Reference
Comparative Anatomy of Genomes and Chromosomes
Genetic Redundancy
2007-240/4 Faith and Science (F & S):
Notes on F. & S., 1996-1999
Salida, 1999
F & S
PASTCF (Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology and the Christian Faith), 2000
Adult Forum on F & S, 1996-2001
AEC (Adult Education Committee), 2000-2001
AEC Science and Tech Challenge, 1996-2000
Perspectives, 1999-2002
Proteome, 1999
Haploid-Diploid Arguments
The Organization of Genomes, 1994-1995
Chromosome Organization
American Philosophical Society, 1973-1977
Armstrong, 1977-1980
Baker, 1959-1982
Bodmer, 1998
Bowman, 1963-1989
Busbee, 1977-1990
Cassady, 1981-1996
Cremer, 1989-1999
Crow, 2000
Dove, 1998-1999
Eakin, 1978-1999
Economidis, 1977-1982
Erdman, 1988-1989
Forrest, 1977-1982
Green, 1980-1999
Horowitz, 1979-1991
Hsueh, 1988-1995
Judd, 1978-1999
Kakar, 1962-1981
Kiritani, 1988-1994
Korochkin, 1977-1988
Kriegel, 1990
Maguire, 1988-1991
O’Brien, 1989-1990
Otott, 1995
Shaw, 1977-1980
Spieth, 1977-1988
Spuhler, 1978-1979
Stallings, 1996-2000
Strauss, 2000
Sutton, 1982-1990
Ward, 1994-2000
Correspondence (alphabetical), 1977-1999
Publishers, 1963-1995
Lectures: Bar Harbor (1988), Beijing (1998)
Biographical, 1940-2004
Wagner Photographs
Miscellaneous Appointments, 1962-1987
UT Miscellaneous, 1961-1962, 2001
Dissertation, The Natural Nutrition of Drosophila Mulleri and Drosophila Aldrichi, June 1943
Publication Reprints, 1950-2001
Europe, 1963
China trip, 1987
USSR, 1990
Europe, 1992
Japan, 1993